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City's strategic plan input meetings set for Monday

People who live, work, attend school or own a business in Statesboro will have two opportunities Monday to tell city officials and their strategic planning consultants what Statesboro's priorities should be for the next decade and sooner.

April 21, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Seven arrested in Campus Crossings drug raid

During a drug investigation last week, Statesboro police arrested seven on marijuana and gun charges after having to use a Taser to subdue a fleeing suspect.

April 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Memorial hospital in Savannah sold

HCA has agreed to acquire Memorial Health's financially struggling hospital in Savannah in a $710 million deal.

April 20, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


New Averitt Center director to begin job May 1

Jamie Grady, a New York-based arts management consultant with past experience from Atlanta, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and New Zealand, is scheduled to begin work May 1 as executive director of the Averitt Center for the Arts in Statesboro.

April 20, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Hoax device was ‘fake bomb’

The "suspicious device" found in a vehicle Tuesday that led to a temporary road closure was a fake bomb.

April 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rodeo weekend is here

It's boots, broncs and bulls this weekend for Bulloch County as the seventh annual Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo gets underway.

April 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Blue Mile brings Boro $1 million

It's not the top award, but it is one of the big three.

April 19, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


‘Spring into Statesboro’ set for busy Saturday

The sixth annual Spring into Statesboro will offer outdoor activities for children and families in downtown Statesboro from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, coinciding with the weekly Mainstreet Farmers Market.

April 19, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Man arrested for “hoax device”

Investigators arrested a man Tuesday after a two-hour incident where a road was closed due to sheriff's deputies finding a "suspicious device."

April 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Will Statesboro take home $1, $2 or $3 million in the America's Best Communities competition?

Click here - America's Best Communities - to watch the announcement live on Facebook. Scroll down the page slightly to find the livestream.

April 19, 2017 | | Local


City: No tax hike, garbage fees may rise

Statesboro residents and businesses will probably pay higher sanitation fees, but not higher city taxes or water and sewer rates, under the 2017-18 city budget.

April 18, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Trish Tootle ‘roasted’ to help hospice

Friends of community activist, successful businesswoman and long-time Bulloch County resident Trish Tootle surprised her Monday night with a 60th birthday "roast" to benefit Ogeechee Area Hospice.

April 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Suspicious device found, roads closed

A suspicious device found during a traffic stop resulted in a portion of Highway 80 West being closed Tuesday afternoon.

April 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County closes dumpster site

After a disturbing presentation Tuesday morning about deplorable conditions at some of Bulloch County's dumpster locations, Bulloch County commissioners voted to close one of the worst sites the one at Lawrence Church Road.

April 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


ABC contest reps get big blue sendoff

A giant inflatable Gus the Eagle loomed near the very blue-hued sendoff celebration for Statesboro's five-member team who will attend the America's Best Communities grand prize ceremony Wednesday in Denver.

April 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


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City proposes change to alcohol laws for hotels

With the Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance enacted in 2016, Statesboro City Council unintentionally outlawed buying beer at a hotel's front desk and drinking that beer ...

June 09, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Two arrested digging for artifacts at Tuckahoe

Two people caught digging for artifacts in a state park are in the Screven County Jail, charged with drug offenses as well as illegal digging ...

June 08, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch public safety director to serve on 911 advisory board

Bulloch County Public Safety and Emergency Management Director Ted Wynn is one of 15 people selected by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal to participate in a ...

June 08, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Reward upped in Emanuel cold case

A reward for information about a 2002 deadly hit-and-run incident in Emanuel County has been more than tripled after an Arizona man pledged to add ...

June 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Millen man charged with rape

A Millen man was arrested Monday and charged with rape regarding a sexual assault on West Inman Street the previous Friday.

June 07, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


City seeks representation on Blue Mile Foundation

Statesboro City Council and Mayor Jan Moore postponed a decision Tuesday on transferring America's Best Community's competition winnings from city control to the ...

June 07, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch County Schools K-12 registration underway

The Bulloch County Schools' first registration opportunity for new students in kindergarten through 12th grade, including those transferring from other systems, is now underway, June ...

June 06, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Local law agencies seeing more opioid abuse

With prescription drug abuse becoming a major health concern across the country and investigations into at least three local cases of suspected opioid overdoses, the ...

June 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SPD changes shifts

Under the new leadership of Chief Mike Broadhead, the Statesboro Police Department is restructuring its Patrol Bureau, changing the time on a shift from 12 ...

June 06, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Carey Hilliard's building sold

The former Carey Hilliard's restaurant building in the Statesboro Crossing shopping center sold last week after being vacant and on the market for six ...

June 05, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


2-year-old boy struck by car

A 2-year-old boy suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries Saturday after being struck by a vehicle.

June 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


PIT maneuver ends high-speed chase

A Bulloch County sheriff's sergeant stopped a fleeing driver early Sunday by using his own patrol vehicle to force the speeding SUV to a ...

June 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Police: Portal man hits wife with car

A Portal woman was airlifted to Savannah on Sunday after her husband struck her with a truck.

June 05, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


ScotBilt builds in Millen

With structural steel being unloaded from a trailer truck during the ceremonial groundbreaking, ScotBilt Homes CEO Sam Scott could cite more than a symbol of ...

June 05, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Current/former employee buys Paintmaster

Paintmaster Decorating Center, a Benjamin Moore Paint Store located at 403 South Zetterower Ave., was sold recently to one of its employees - Danny Andrews. Paintmaster ...

June 05, 2017 | | Local


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